Dr. Rekha Kumar

Rekha Kumar, MD, MS is a practicing endocrinologist, obesity medicine specialist, and the chief medical officer of Found, an evidence-based weight care platform. She also served as the former medical director of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and has authored papers and textbook chapters on the medical management of obesity.

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The Prohibitive Economics of Weight Care

How we discuss overweight and obese diagnoses and how we treat those patients is slowly starting to improve. However, there’s still a lot of work to be done – in how we manufacture, market, and manage life-changing weight care medications, as well as how we expand access and improve adherence to them.